Virat Kohli hears ‘RCB, RCB chant’ from fans. That’s what he does next. Watch
A true legend of Indian cricket, Virat Kohli is not just someone who leads the scoring charts for the team on the field, but also a personality who inspires millions. Kohli’s work ethic, grit, determination and desire to grow has put him at the pinnacle of the game. Despite being deep into his career, Kohli’s values have not changed and an example of this was seen in the second Test between India and Australia in New Delhi.
Kohli, who was fielding inside the circle, heard chants of “RCB, RCB…” from a section of the crowd. Though Royal Challengers Bangalore remains his franchise, the India batsman pointed to the Indian shirt and asked the fans to cheer for the national team instead.
Here’s the video:
The crowd was chanting ‘RCB, RCB’ – Virat Kohli asked them to stop and chant ‘India, India’. pic.twitter.com/kMd53wbYRU
– Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) February 20, 2023
In the Delhi Test against Australia, Kohli on Sunday added another feat to his cap as he became the sixth and fastest batsman in the world to reach 25,000 runs across all formats.
Kohli achieved the feat when he reached 8 runs in India’s chase of 115 when he flicked Nathan Lyon for a boundary in the 12th over of the second innings. He came in his 492nd match and needed 52 runs to reach the milestone. He scored 44 in India’s first innings and 20 in the second innings before being dismissed for 25012 runs.
Other legends to have scored more than 25,000 runs in all formats include Indian icon Sachin Tendulkar (34357 in 664 matches), Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara (28016 in 594 matches) and Mahela Jayawardene (25957 in 652 matches), Australian Ricky Ponting (27483 runs) Are included. 560 matches) and Jacques Kallis of South Africa (25534 in 519 matches).
The 34-year-old Kohli, who made his India debut in 2008, reached the milestone in his 549th innings, the least among the six batsmen. Tendulkar took 577 innings to reach 25000 runs while Ponting did it in 588 innings.
with ANI inputs
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